Marine Warrior (and Secretary of State)

Baker III, James A.
March 2009
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Mar2009, Vol. 135 Issue 3, p12
Conference Proceeding
The article focuses on the life and achievements of James A. Baker III, first lieutenant of the U.S. Marine Corps. It states that Baker's career serving his country began in the Marine Corps and he served as White House Chief of Staff to presidents, Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush, Secretary of the Treasury under Reagan and Secretary of State under Bush. According to Baker, the Marines drilled into him the habits of discipline in both his personal behavior as well as his professional work.


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